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  1. Veteran unemployment rates highRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | News Times

    Matthew T. Kuchta, Veterans Affairs Coordinator for Western Connecticut State University, regularly works with businesses and local veterans to try and place then in area jobs. He speaks to a reporter Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014.

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  2. WestConn to Honor Danbury Area VeteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Patch.com

    Western Connecticut State University will host its annual Veterans Day observance, as well as participate in the National Remembrance Day Roll Call, on Tuesday, Nov. 11. The ceremonies will recognize all those who have served and WCSU veterans in particular. The events are free and open to the public.

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  3. "One Tiny Speck Moves Around Our Sun," Carrying His Name Among The PlanetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    Dr. Philip Lu is characteristically self-deprecating about the news that a newly-discovered asteroid has been named after him. "My younger daughter asked, 'Dad what's this supposed to mean?" said Lu, 82, a retired astronomy professor from Western Connecticut State University.

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    Nov 6, 2014 | News Times

    The Keene State College women's soccer team advanced to the Little East Conference championship game on penalty kicks, 3-2, over host Western Connecticut State University at the Westside Athletic Complex on Thursday night. The Owls advance to the Little East Conference Tournament championship game and will face No.

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  5. Asteroid named for retired WCSU professorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | News Times

    Lu, a retired Western Connecticut State University astronomy professor, has friends all over the globe. One of them who works at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California called shortly before Lu's 82nd birthday in October and asked if he knew a minor planet was named for him.

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    Nov 5, 2014 | News Times

    ... with the local party. Republican incumbent Mitch Bolinsky won his race against a recent Western Connecticut State University social work graduate, Democrat Matt Cole, in the 106th District, which serves Newtown. Cole was able to win 45 percent of ...

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  7. Esty captured the FifthRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | News Times

    ... always the first re-election," said Christopher Kukk, a political science professor at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury. "And when you look at the history of the Fifth District, it has bounced back and forth between Republicans and ...

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  8. Andy Thibault Joins Byrd's Books in Bethel to Discuss 'More Cool Justice' on Nov. 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Patch.com

    ... Thibault is chairman emeritus of the Connecticut Young Writers Trust and has taught at Western Connecticut State University, the University of Hartford and Northwestern Connecticut Community College. Mr. Thibault has been an editor at such ...

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  9. Western places high in social mobility rankingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | News Times

    Two Web-based companies, CollegeNET and PayScale, have created a national social mobility index, or SMI, to "comparatively assess the role of our higher education system in providing a conduit for economic and social advancement." Western Connecticut State University in Danbury recently placed No.

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  10. Western places high in social mobility Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    Two Web-based companies, CollegeNET and PayScale, have created a national social mobility index, or SMI, to "comparatively assess the role of our higher education system in providing a conduit for economic and social advancement." Western Connecticut State University in Danbury recently placed No.

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  11. Western field hockey advances in LEC Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | News Times

    Junior midfielder Jenny Cappello scored a pair of goals, including the game-winner in overtime to lift the Western Connecticut State University field hockey team to a 3-2 victory over visiting Bridgewater State University in the quarterfinals of the Little East Conference Championships at the Westside Athletic Complex on Tuesday night. The Colonials, now 11-9, advance to the LEC semifinals on Thursday at Keene State College, which defeated Eastern Connecticut State University, 2-1 in overtime in another quarterfinal matchup.

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  12. Probate Judge race: Thomas Miller, challengerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Milford Mirror

    ... local lawyer (my office is located on the Milford Green), I am an adjunct professor at Western Connecticut State University (my college alma mater) and an active member of this community. I serve on the Board of Directors of the local Boys and Girls ...

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  13. Sex assaults at Conn. colleges jump 25%Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | News Times

    The entrance gates to Western Connecticut State University midtown campus at 181 White Street in Danbury, Conn.

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  14. Newtowner Jimmy Greene to Conduct Oktoberfest Jazz Featuring 'Frankensax' Friday at WestConnRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Patch.com

    A sweet alternative to trick-or-treating: Oktoberfest Jazz DANBURY, CONN. - The Western Connecticut State University Department of Music will present Oktoberfest Jazz featuring Frankensax, with Andrew Beals conducting; the WCSU Jazz Ensemble, with Jimmy Greene conducting; and the WCSU Jazz Orchestra, with Jamie Begian conducting, at 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 31, in the Veronica Hagman Concert Hall of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury.

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  15. Spector To Present Program For SCANRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | The Newtown Bee

    ... portraits. After graduating from Fashion Institute of Technology and earning his MFA at Western Connecticut State University, Mr Spector started out in the field of fashion illustration. He has produced illustrations for many prominent national and ...

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    Oct 29, 2014 | News Times

    Freshman goalkeeper Austin Tierney recorded 16 saves, including 11 in the second half and three more in overtime, as the Western Connecticut State University men's soccer team settled for a 0-0 tie at Westfield State on Wednesday. The Colonials will return to action on Saturday, when they travel to play Little East Conference rival UMass Dartmouth at 3 p.m. HOBOKEN, N.J. -- Meaghan Gustafson and Sarah Menta each scored a goal as the Colonials topped the Stevens Institute of Technology 2-1.

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  17. WSCU teams rally for coach battling brain cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Greenwich Citizen

    The Western Connecticut State University community continues to rally for a beloved coach who has been a fixture at the school for nearly a decade and is now sidelined by cancer. The Swim Strong for Shaun fundraiser this weekend is the latest in a series of events the university's sports teams have assembled to benefit Shaun Bailey , an assistant women's soccer coach who has been diagnosed with brain cancer.

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  18. United Way Of Western Conn. Names New Board MembersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | The Danbury Daily Voice

    "We are thrilled with our new class of board members," James Schmotter, president of Western Connecticut State University and UWWC board chair, said in a press release. "This group joins a remarkable group of current board members who serve our organization with distinction.

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    Oct 25, 2014 | News Times

    Freshman kicker Sebastian Paz booted a game-winning 32-yard field goal with 21 seconds remaining to lift visiting Worcester State University to a 52-49 victory over Western Connecticut State University at the Westside Athletic Complex on Saturday night. With the triumph, the Lancers improve to 5-2 overall and 3-2 in conference play while the Colonials see their three-game win streak come to an end as they fall to 5-3 .

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  20. Valley Medical Group Names Maryann Kepple, M.B.A., FHFMA, Chief Financial OfficerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | Patch.com

    ... Financial Management Association, Kepple holds a Master of Business Administration from Western Connecticut State University in Danbury. She hails from Hopewell Junction, N.Y.

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